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Traditions Lunch with General Joe Ramirez ’79, Commandant of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets
When: 2nd Monday
Time: 11:30 Networking, Lunch from Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Grotto, 4715 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027
Cost: $25 covers both lunch and dessert.
Parking: valet or complimentary
Brigadier General Joe E. Ramirez, Jr. is a native of Houston, Texas and a graduate of Texas A&M University, where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets and Texas Aggie Band. He received his commission in the United States Army Field Artillery from Texas A&M in 1979 as a Distinguished Military Graduate.
During his 31 years of military service, General Ramirez commanded soldiers around the world and served in leadership positions in various joint and operational commands. He was the Deputy Chief of Staff for United States Central Command during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom and was the Deputy Division Commander for the 2nd Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea. His most recent assignment was Deputy Director for Strategy, Plans, and Policy for US European Command in Stuttgart, Germany.
General Ramirez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from Texas A&M (1979); a Masters Degree in Management from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri (1993); and a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania (2000).
His numerous military awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Korean Defense Service Medal, and the Parachutists Badge.